11 essential tools that help me to be a moderately mediocre parent

tea - office mum

These are just my own personal essential parenting tools - they're not by any means universal - but without them, I suspect I'd be in some kind of institution at this stage. In no particular order: 1. Kids' TV TV saves my life every evening. Take yesterday for example. There were fourteen children running around my kitchen ...

Anatomy of an Afternoon

lunch boxes - office mum

I made three new year's resolutions this year; one for work, one for running, and one for home -  this is the home one: "fix afternoons with the kids so they're less chaotic." But unlike my work and running goals, the home goal isn't specific, nor is it measurable, and it didn't come with any kind of ...

Office Mum stories – Jenny Sherlock

jenny-sherlock

Jenny Sherlock is a working mum of two children, and she’s due her third baby next week. She is a civil servant and a freelance writer who enjoys art, reading, music and good food. She says she gives an honest account of the rollercoaster that is parenting, warts and all! Thank you for being the first interviewee ...